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paper towel

peI pr taUl [or] peI pr taU l
part of speech: noun
definition: a small sheet of absorbent paper that is used mostly in the kitchen as a towel for such things as wiping surfaces or cleaning up spills. Paper towels are usually attached to other paper towels as part of a roll.
The baby spilled her orange juice, and I cleaned it up with a paper towel.